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The Universe is a ‘complexity machine’

I am reproducing below an article published on January 23rd, 2015 in Science Daily  about a Clemson University study entitled  “How does the universe creates reason, morality?.”   I am also adding to the article relevant links (in parentheses) to outside … Continue reading

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What Causes School Shootings?

After a fairly steady rate between 2000 and 2007, the number of school shootings, and the number of victims is increasing rapidly in the last few years. The year 2014 is not half over, yet the number of incidents exceeds the number for the whole of last year. Continue reading

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Is Complexity Useful?

I was reading Michael Behe’s recent blog entitled “irremediable complexity” about complexity in nature, and I wanted to ask this simple question: is complexity useful?  That question, of course, brings a number of other questions, and so I will try to … Continue reading

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What is Complexity?

A definition of Complexity will tell us that the concept applies to things intricate or complex. Most definitions apply to a specific domain such as biology or cybernetics.  These definitions generally fall short of what we think today is important … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Welcome to my new blog on complexity…  The purpose of this blog is to explore the notion of complexity, how it affects our lives and how it affects and will affect society today and tomorrow.  Complexity spans many scientific fields. … Continue reading

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